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The Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana Welcomes New Linguist to Language and Culture Revitalization Program Staff

Posted by Alexia Pierre on September 20, 2018 in News

MARKSVILLE, LA. –  (Sept. 18, 2018) – The Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana has announced Tyler Whitaker as the new linguist for the Tribe’s Language and Culture Revitalization Program (LCRP). “As our linguist, Tyler will play a critical role in keeping the language alive and preserving our culture,” said John Barbry, director of development and programing

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Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana Receives $748,200 Grant to Assist with Revitalization of Tunica Language

Posted by Alexia Pierre on September 17, 2018 in News

Funds from the Administration for Native Americans will enable increased training and fluency. MARKSVILLE, La. –  (Aug 13, 2018) – The Tunica-Biloxi Tribal Council recently announced that the Tribe has been awarded a $748,200 grant from the Administration for Native Americans (ANA). These funds will be dispensed over a three-year period and will support the

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Paragon Casino Resort Donates $50,000 to Avoyelles Parish Police Jury on Behalf of the Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana

Posted by Alexia Pierre on September 17, 2018 in News

MARKSVILLE, LA. – On Tuesday, Sept. 11, Paragon Casino Resort will present a donation of $50,000 to the Avoyelles Parish Police Jury on behalf of the Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana. The presentation will take place at Avoyelles Parish Courthouse at 6 p.m. Funds from the donation will be used to support the Police Jury’s efforts

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Tunica-Biloxi tribe receives grant for language preservation

Posted by Alexia Pierre on September 14, 2018 in News

View KALB coverage of the grant for language preservation. MARKSVILLE, La. (KALB) – The sounds of the Tunica-Biloxi Tribe have been preserved for hundreds of years and are now slipping through the cracks with each generation. The Marksville-based Native American tribe has spent decades creating and providing resources and programs to help keep their language and

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Paragon Casino Resort Donates $50,000 Check to Avoyelles Parish School Board on Behalf of the Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana

Posted by Alexia Pierre on September 12, 2018 in News

Funds will be used to assist in summer reading program to reduce summer learning loss MARKSVILLE, LA. –  (Sept. 4, 2018) – On Tuesday, Sept. 4, Paragon Casino Resort will present a donation of $50,000 to the Avoyelles Parish School Board, on behalf of the Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana. The presentation will take place at

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Paragon Casino Resort Donates $50,000 Check to Avoyelles Parish Justice Center on Behalf of the Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana

Posted by Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana on August 24, 2018 in News

  View KALB coverage of the check presentation here.  Funds will be used to assist in building new facility that will better serve public needs MARKSVILLE, LA. –  (Aug. 24, 2018)– On Monday, Aug. 27,Paragon Casino Resort will present a donation of $50,000 to the Avoyelles Parish Justice Center, on behalf of the Tunica-Biloxi Tribe

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Paragon Casino Resort Makes $150,000 in Donations to Avoyelles Parish Agencies on Behalf of the Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana

Posted by Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana on August 21, 2018 in News

  Donations of $50,000 will be awarded to School Board, Policy Jury and Avoyelles Parish Justice Center   MARKSVILLE, LA. –  (Aug 21, 2018) – The Tunica-Biloxi Tribal Council recently announced that Paragon Casino Resort has funded requests from Avoyelles Parish public entities totaling $150,000 on behalf of the Tunica-Biloxi Tribe. Donations of $50,000 each

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Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana Names Jody Madigan as General Manager of Paragon Casino Resort in Marksville

Posted by Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana on July 24, 2018 in News

Marksville, La. (July 23, 2018) – The Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana has announced the appointment of Jody Madigan as General Manager of Paragon Casino Resort. His appointment will take effect immediately. Madigan comes to Paragon after nearly two years as the Corporate Vice President of Strategy and Business Development with Seneca Gaming in Niagara Falls,

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